Analysis and Data


NSE moves 760.52 million shares valued N8.91 billion in positive trading

The figure is in contrast with 230.17 million shares worth N4.32 billion achieved in 4,090 deals on Wednesday.

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Sterling Bank reports N8.5 billion profit in 2017

The figure is higher by 65 per cent when compared to N5.2 billion declared for the corresponding period of 2016

NSE closes for Easter holidays with 1.72% growth

Nestle led the gainers’ table during the day.

Nigeria capital market recovers, records 0.33% growth

The index closed at 41,633.79 against 41,495.43 achieved on Wednesday.


NSE market capitalisation dips N57 billion at Tuesday trading

The capitisation dipped despite N10.50 per share dividend declared by Dangote Cement

NSE market capitalisation loses N83 billion

A breakdown of the losers’ chart indicated that Nestle topped the table with a loss of N20.


GT Bank declares final dividend of N2.40 per share in 2017

The bank posted a profit after tax of N170.45 billion.

Nigeria Immigration generates N38.5 billion, $29.9 million in 2017 – Official

The NIS made a total payment of N38.531 billion in the year under review.

Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE)

NSE trading opens for the week with a loss of 0.26%

The market capitalisation, which opened at N15.507 trillion lost N105 billion or 0.68 per cent to close at N15.402 trillion.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE market capitalisation loses N236 billion at Wednesday trading

Dangote Cement and Total topped the losers’ chart.


ANALYSIS: The many twists, turns fuelling confusion in 9Mobile sale

The crisis rocking the mobile operator may linger for a while.

How AfDB is changing perspectives for Africa’s development – Adesina

Overall, Africa’s economies remain resilient despite the global economic headwinds, climate and regional shocks.

Takeaways From Paddy Adenuga’s Trojan Gambit For Chevron Netherlands, By Tope Fasua

“I also detected a few signs of naivety in Paddy’s gambit. Sounds great doesn’t it?”

ANALYSIS: Dollar stabilizes… but for how long? By Lukman Otunuga

From a technical standpoint, the Dollar Index still remains under pressure on the daily charts.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

Nigeria Stock Exchange 2017: How companies’ values fell, rose

Forte oil was the worst performing stock for two consecutive years.

Oil price rises

There is expectation of lower US crude stocks.

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Digital money, bitcoin, crosses $15,000 threshold

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and controversial worldwide digital payment system.

African airlines to make small loses in 2019 – IATA

“While traffic is growing, passengers load factors for African airlines are just over 70 per cent.”

National Assembly

NASS passes MTEF, raises oil benchmark to $47 per barrel

The lawmakers increased the oil benchmark beyond the executive’s proposal.

ANALYSIS: Renewable energy, NNPC and Nigeria’s oily future

While Nigeria intensifies search for oil, the developed world is preparing for a future without crude.


Experts speak on CBN’s retention of interest rate

The MPC retained the interest rate at 14 per cent.

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MPC retains lending rate at 14%

The CBN announced the MPC decision.


Eight Nigerian banks downgraded in new Moody’s report

Moody’s also downgraded the rating of Nigeria’s Bank of Industry.

Nigeria to increase mobile broadband subscriptions to 50% by 2020

The official links the well-being of Nigerians to effective ICT structure.


NSE in September: Investors transact deals worth N64.79 billion

Dangote Sugar was the toast of investors in the consumer goods with a total of 43.57 million shares worth N589.55 million.